NLeSC is currently accepting submissions for new Path-Finding Projects which are supported to the value of €50K via the in kind provision of eScience Research Engineers.
On 20 May 2015 Erik Fledderus will start as General Director of the SURF cooperative. As Chairman of the Board of Directors he will be coordinating the renewed SURF-organization, together with the directors of the operating companies Jan Bakker (SURFmarket), Erwin Bleumink (SURFnet) and Anwar Osseyran (SURFsara). (News item in Dutch)
“eScience Research Engineers play a vital role by supporting research projects at universities”
Drs. Jan de Jeu, Vice President Board of the University of Groningen
MAGMa, a computational method for molecule identification developed collaboratively by the Netherlands eScience Center (NLeSC) and Wageningen University (WUR), has been awarded again in the international CASMI contest. Last year MAGMa was selected as the best automated tool for small molecule identification.
“The world is changing at an unprecedented pace. It is likely that the changes will even accelerate. ”
Annemarie Jorritsma, Mayor of Almere
Due to sensors, citizen science and big data analysis cities are becoming smarter: we can locate bumps in roads, precisely measure air pollution or identify innovative ways of recycling waste. Kennislink, The Netherlands` most-visited popular science website, interviewed eScience Project Leader Peter van Oosterom and eScience Research Engineer Oscar Martinez Rubi on their work in this field. (article is in Dutch).